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Susan Avis Murphy, AWS - Noted Watercolorist

“Last of the Snow”  Watercolor on Arches Paper 140 lbs pressed cold rag.  Size approximately 14” x 22”.  Framed Size approximately 22” x 30”.
For over 30 years, Ms. Murphy has been a watercolorist. She was not originally an art major, instead she majored in biology and anthropology, and worked as a biologist for about 15 years. In the mid-1970s she went back to school to study art at the College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY. Also, during those days she attended workshops with many notable watercolorists. Now, she is the notable watercolor artist giving workshops and advice. 
Since 2005, Murphy has been a full-time artist, teacher, and proprietor of ARThouse in Sandy Springs, MD. She has had significant exhibitions with the American Watercolor Society, Allied Artist of America, the National Arts Club, the Butler Institute of American Art, the Southern Watercolor Society, Baltimore Watercolor Society, Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Exhibition, and the Adirondack National.…